Professional and family collaboration in case management: a hospital-based replication of a community-based study.

@article{Seltzer1992ProfessionalAF,
  title={Professional and family collaboration in case management: a hospital-based replication of a community-based study.},
  author={Marsha Mailick Seltzer and Leon Litchfield and L R Kapust and Jill Byerly Mayer},
  journal={Social work in health care},
  year={1992},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={1-22}
}
This paper presents the results of research on a program that trains family members to serve as case managers for their elderly relatives. The effectiveness of the training program was evaluated using a randomized experimental design. Data were collected in an urban hospital setting about two groups of elderly patients: those with dementia and those needing hemodialysis. Family members of both types of patients were assigned randomly to an experimental group, which received systematic training… CONTINUE READING